2 days Nyungwe forest Canopy walk Rwanda Safari is the most thought of, with Vast of futuristic amenities pillowed in Nyungwe forest National Park, one of the ideal destinations for holiday makers on a 2 days Rwanda Safari in one of the most Pleistocene jungles secluded and conserved in Nyungwe National Park, one of the Rwanda’s preferred Savannah destinations on the southern end where it hugs the Burundi border. Nyungwe forest is pillowed by the mountain forest which offer unbeaten habitats for the Rwanda Chimpanzees, the most thought of in this region. Not forgetting the jumpy ones- the owl-faced and colobus monkeys being the sturbon ones to keep spilling around as you marvel on the Canopy walkaway on the Igishigishigi Trail.
The Igishigishigi Trail gives you stunning views fading off beyond your sight, the high suspensions bridge with breathtaking views dying off beyond the African Valleys crowned by the terrestrial forests, gives an exhilarating Nyungwe forest Canopy walk across series of bridges reaching nearly 60 meters above the ground, Standing on top of one of the world’s mentioned majestic giant tree ferns along the trail. The trail flys over to the Kamiranzovu Marsh, that showcases a haven of Rwanda birdlife, orchids and the silent small but spectacular waterfall a head of us.
2 Days Nyungwe Safari is an inviting Rwanda tour, tailored with Chimpanzee tracking, Nyungwe forest Canopy Walk Safari that takes you on the countryside to stop on top of the sized and majestic taller trees, where Rwanda hugs the borders with Burundi to the southern raised elevations, and Lake Kivu and Congo to the west forming a hoary fortresses standing proudly with montane rain forest with an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level coiled with bamboos, grasslands, swamps, bogs habituating 13 primate species, hundreds of bird species over 275, Mammals and other dwellers.
More to that, other species like olive baboons, the Adolf Friedrich’s Angola colobus, Silver monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkey,Silver monkey, Golden monkey, Grey cheeked mangabey, Hamlyn’s monkey, Dent’s mona monkey, Vervet monkey, Red-tailed monkey, 325 bird species recorded, 75 different species of mammals sheltered by the natural lifegiving watershed seen between the western river Congo basin and the Eastern river Nile basin.
There are different activities at the forest like Nature wildlife experience, canopy walk, bird watching, relaxing at the water falls, ibyachawa culture village , vegetation, chimpanzee tracking etc. Nyungwe Forest National Park is the most accessible and most tourable genre in the area, it largely forms up part of the shortest trips in the capital city of Rwanda and more enjoyable being in the wildness tracking the friends of man, the wild chimpanzees.
Itinerary of our 2 days Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 1: From Kigali to Nyungwe, Nyungwe Forest Canopy Walk
Wake up early morning for a briefing about the whole itinerary by our driver/guide who will pick you up from your hotel, residence or airport depending on your arrive time. In case you arrive earlier, you will have a short trip in Kigali city, a city known to be organized and clean in Africa. Your short trip includes a visit to the genocide memorial of 1994 which occurred all over the country, a visit to the genocide memorial is for most visitors on emotional event.
After your short trip continue driving to Nyungwe forest, Along the way you will have a stopover for an opportunity to visit the ethnographic museum in Butara to learn about the Rwanda culture and people.
You might admire and buy yourself a craft, then continue driving to Nyungwe as you enjoy the beautiful scenery of this green and hilly country. Arrive at your lodge and check in, our guide will drive you to Nyungwe forest to enjoy a canopy walk where you might spot out different bird species, primates like black and blue monkeys, l’ hoast’s monkeys, olive baboons, grey cheeked mangabye plant species.
Enjoy relaxing at the water falls after the canopy walk and then return to the lodge for refreshment and dinner. Accommodation (optional) Meals: dinner [Nyungwe forest lodge, Nyungwe to view hill hotel, Gisakura Guest house.]
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking Nyungwe forest, Retransfer to Kigali
Wake up early morning for a heavy breakfast, our guide will drive you to the park headquarters for a short briefing about chimpanzee tracking Nyungwe forest, and to meet a game ranger from here the trekking will begin. It will take about 2 hours to locate where the chimpanzees are as you trek through the bamboo forest. Have an experience to see different tree species, birds, hear sounds of chimpanzees screaming to locate their members.
And when you find them you will be allowed to spend 1 hour with them, experience their day to day life how they eat, play, groom each other, feed and build their nest. This is quite an interesting experience with the second mammals to human beings.
After the trek return to the lodge and check out head back to Kigali city to your hotel or airport End of safari. Meals: breakfast and lunch, Accommodation options: Nyungwe forest lodge, Nyungwe to view hill hotel, Gisakura Guest house
Whats included on a 2 Days Rwanda Safari
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (Full Board )
- Drinking bottledwater (on all days)
- English Speaking Driver-guide
- Park entry Fees.
Whats excluded on a 2 Days Rwanda Safari
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Air Travel to Uganda
- Chimpanzee Permit